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Anaheim Ducks Promotional Nights 2023-24 Season

By Dipak BK / 6 November 2023 11:14 AM

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Anaheim Ducks Promotional Nights feature three legacy nights to celebrate the franchise's 30th Anniversary. Fan Appreciation Night is scheduled for April 2024. 

Formerly known as the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, the Ducks began play in the NHL as of the 1993/94 season. The team founded by the Walt Disney Company is celebrating 30 their 30th Anniversary this year. 

The team known by its current name as of 2006 plays their home games at the Honda Center, the venue for their promotional nights. The most recent promo night on their calendar is the Native American Heritage Night presented by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians(SMBMI).

The theme Night which intends to celebrate Native American Heritage is scheduled on November 7 when the Ducks host the Pittsburgh Penguins. The night will feature "Hat giveaways" presented by the SMBMI. 

The Hat giveaway is among the 30 giveaways scheduled in the promotional Calendar for the Ducks' 2023/24 season. Giveaways include items like a 30th Anniversary Blanket,  Paul Kariya, Teemu Selanne, and Mason McTavish bobblehead, and more.

Anaheim Ducks Military Appreciation Night

Anaheim Ducks Military Appreciation Night is scheduled to take place on the 10th of November. They will be hosting the Philadelphia Flyers.

The first 10,000 fans to attend the game against the Flyers set to begin at 7:00 PM PT will get a Ducks Boonie Hat. The Night and the Giveaway is presented by Pacific Premier Bank.

The game will begin with the puck dropped by US Army Special Forces Master Sergeant James C. "Jimmy" Pera in a pregame ceremony. Also featured in the theme night are representatives of the UHL participating in various events like the Community Hero Award and the Salute to Those Who Serve Award. 

Fans will have a chance to grab an autographed Military Night jersey in the auction scheduled to begin on noon PT Nov 10 and will last until noon the next day.

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Master Sergeant Pera has won two Bronze Star Medals and in 2021 he was involved in the evacuation of American Citizens, allied Afghan Special Ops soldiers, officials, and their families. He was additionally recommended for the following awards in recognition of his service as well.

  • a third Bronze Star for Valor 
  • the Meritorious Service Medal 
  • The Ranger Tab 
  • the Special Forces Tab 
  • the Expert Infantryman’s Badge
  • the Combat Infantryman's Badge

United Heroes League (UHL), Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), and their local nonprofit community partners are the ones the Ducks will be raising funds and awareness through this theme night. 

The UHL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization out of Hastings, Minnesota that is dedicated to keeping military kids active and healthy via sports while their parents are serving the country.

The UHL is partnered with professional teams in the MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, and the NHL that donate equipment to them along with providing free game tickets for military families among other contributions made to the cause. NHLPA has donated $300,000 worth of hockey gear to the UHL.

Vet Tix is an organization that works to provide currently serving military and Veterans with free tickets to various sporting and other events. They provide tickets for events like hockey games as they are a good way for active personnel and veterans to reduce stress and enjoy time with their families. 

Anaheim Ducks Angels Night

Anaheim Ducks Angels Night for this season is scheduled for Tuesday, January 23, 2024. The Ducks will be playing the Buffalo Sabres

The Angels Night is a theme night included in the promotional schedule for the Ducks that is one of the fan favorites. The night is inspired by the MLB's Los Angeles Angels based on Anaheim since 1966. 

There is some form of giveaway usually scheduled on the theme Night, and the team wears a Ducks/Angels co-branded jersey during warmups. Last season's Angels Night featured a limited edition Max Jones co-branded bobblehead given away with the Angels Night Ticket Packs.

Details of the theme nights, including the Information regarding the giveaway for the night are generally released sometime before the scheduled date.

Last season, autographed Ducks and Angeles memorabilia were auctioned off, and we will most likely see something similar this season as well. 

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The 2023 Angels Night was played on February 27, 2023, when the Ducks played the Chicago Blackhawks, which ended with a 4-2 victory for the Ducks. The Ducks scored 2 in the first period and one each in the second and third periods to nab the victory. 

Playing at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, LAA Angels are a professional baseball team established in 1961. The team plays in the West Division of the MLB, one of the six divisions that make up the structure of the MLB. 

The 2002 World Series Winner, the Angels have won nine American League West Division Titles and were formerly known as the California Angels.

The American League and the National League are the two leagues that make the MLB, with each league, comprising three divisions which includes 5 teams per division.

Anaheim Ducks Retro Night

Anaheim Ducks Retro Night is scheduled for November 12, January 7, and April 5. These Legacy Nights are hosted to celebrate specific eras in team history.

The 2023/24 promo schedule includes three legacy nights scheduled to celebrate three decades of the team with each night dedicated to a certain era in the history of the team.

All the nights will feature an exclusive VIP pregame party that supports the "Anaheim Ducks Foundation Food Security Initiative."

In the 30 years since their inception in 1993, the Ducks have won 6 Division titles, 2 Conference Championships, and the holy grail of hockey in 2007.

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In June 2023, they unveiled their 30th Anniversary Jersey for the 2023/24 season, which debuted on the October 15 home opener against Carolina Hurricanes where they won 6-3.

The new purple-themed alternate jersey is the team's original color scheme with the original circular "Mighty Ducks" shoulder patch in the center with the words "Anaheim Ducks" surrounding it. 

The eighth alternate look in franchise history will be worn on select games and theme nights throughout the 2023/24 season. A cartoon Duck breaking through a sheet of ice was the main feature of the original Third Jersey in 1995/96. 

Legacy Nights - 3 Decades of Ducks Hockey.

The first Legacy Night is scheduled on November 12 when the Ducks play the San Jose Sharks. The night will feature a Paul Kariya bobblehead to highlight the team's first decade in the NHL. 

The mighty Ducks of Anaheim's 4th overall pick in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft began play in the NHL in 1994/95 and with the team until the 2002/03 season.

He served as the team's captain for seven seasons, leading them to the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals, where they lost to the New Jersey Devils.

Kariya's duo with Teemu Selanne, the player being honored in the second Legacy Night on January 7 was known to be quite effective. He was part of the squad to lift the first Stanley Cup in franchise history after defeating the Senators 4-1 in the 2007 Finals. 

The inaugural winner of the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy for his 47-goal season played for the Ducks for 6 seasons from 1995/96 to 2000/01 and from 2005/06 to 2013/14.

The Finnish winger is the current NHL record holder for most goals(76) and points(132) by a rookie(1992/93). He is the franchise record holder for most career goals (457), single-season goals(52, 1997/98), and the first player to score a goal in the playoffs. 

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The 2006 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy winner played 1,451 games in his NHL career to earn 1,457 points(684 G & 773 A) in the regular season. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the Rookie of the Year in 1993 with the Winnipeg Jets, which had drafted him in 1988 as the 10th overall pick.

A Teemu Selaane Bobblehead will be featured in the second legacy night, and featured in the third legacy night(April 5) will be a Mason McTavish bobblehead. The final Legacy Night will celebrate the team's third decade in the NHL(2013 - 2023).

Other Anaheim Ducks Promotional Schedule 2023

Anaheim Ducks Promotional Schedule 2023 began with their Opening Night on October 15 against Carolina. The schedule includes 30 giveaways and theme nights. 

On November 17 the Ducks will join in on the Fight Against Cancer with their Hockey Fights Cancer Night presented by UCI Health. HFC nights have been a part of the NHL's initiative to battle against cancer since 1998.

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The Ducks will be celebrating Pride Night on January 5, 2024, when they play against the Winnipeg Jets. They will be celebrating Health Care Professionals on their January 21 game against the Rangers.

The first 10,000 fans will get the chance to get themselves a Wild Wing holiday beanie on December 21 when the Ducks play the Flames. For fans wanting to know about other giveaway nights and theme nights here is a look at the 2023/24 promotional calendar of the Anaheim Ducks, the tickets for which can be found through here.

DatePromotional events
Tuesday, Nov. 7 vs. PittsburghNative American Heritage Night
Friday, Nov. 10 vs. PhiladelphiaMilitary Appreciation Night
Sunday, Nov. 12 vs. San JoseLEGACY NIGHT #1 | Paul Kariya bobblehead giveaway
Friday, Nov. 17 vs. FloridaHockey Fights Cancer Night presented by UCI Health
Friday, Nov. 24 vs. Los AngelesMighty Oath Game
Thursday, Dec. 21 vs. CalgaryWild Wing holiday beanie giveaway
Wednesday, Dec. 27 vs. VegasMighty Oath game
Friday, January 5 vs. WinnipegPride Night
Sunday, January 7 vs. DetroitLEGACY NIGHT #2 | Teemu Selanne bobblehead giveaway
Sunday, Jan. 21 vs. NY RangersHealthcare Professionals Appreciation Night | Mighty Oath game
Tuesday, Jan. 23 vs. BuffaloAngels Night
Wednesday, Jan. 31 vs. San JoseMighty button-up shirt giveaway
Wednesday, Feb. 21 vs. ColumbusLunar New Year Celebration
Friday, Mar. 1 vs. New JerseyEducator Appreciation Night
Sunday, Mar. 3 vs. VancouverFire & Rescue Appreciation Night presented by Chick-Fil-A SoCal
Wednesday, Mar. 6 vs. OttawaHealth & Wellness Night presented by UCI Health
Sunday, Mar. 10 vs. NY IslandersCHOC Day
Tuesday, Mar. 19 vs. Minnesota30th Anniversary blanket giveaway presented by Vida Divina
Thursday, Mar. 21 vs. ChicagoGo Orange for Orangewood
Sunday, Mar. 24 vs. Tampa BayWomen in Sports Night
Friday, Apr. 5 vs. SeattleLEGACY NIGHT #3 | Mason McTavish bobblehead giveaway
Sunday, Apr. 7 vs. St. LouisAnimal Rescue & Adoption Night
Tuesday, Apr. 9 vs. Los AngelesGreen Night presented by Arrowhead Water
Friday, Apr. 12 vs. CalgaryFan Appreciation Night | presented by DigAlert

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